[SA17481] Internet Explorer Macromedia Flash Player SWF Arbitrary Code Execution

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2005-11-07T00:00:00


TITLE: Internet Explorer Macromedia Flash Player SWF Arbitrary Code Execution


VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/17481/

CRITICAL: Highly critical

IMPACT: System access

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.x http://secunia.com/product/11/ Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 http://secunia.com/product/10/ Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 http://secunia.com/product/9/

DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability has been reported in Macromedia Flash Player included in Microsoft Internet Explorer, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

For more information: SA17430

SOLUTION: Manually update Macromedia Flash Player via the affected browser (see solution in SA17430).

OTHER REFERENCES: SA17430: http://secunia.com/advisories/17430/

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